Internet Privacy and Security

With internet surveillance on the rise we all need more anonymity while browsing the internet.

See below links for information on Internet Security and Privacy. From VPNs (Virtual private networks) to privacy browser plugins.

Internet SecurityWeek in security with Tony Anscombe

Brute-force attacks against RDP surge – Is contact tracing the answer to ending the COVID-19...

Hundreds arrested after police crack encrypted chat network

European police infiltrate EncroChat, go on to crack down on crime kingpins and seize guns, drugs,...

Thousands of MongoDB databases ransacked, held for ransom

The cybercriminal behind the ransom raids on almost 23,000 databases threatens to leak the data and...

Microsoft releases emergency update to fix two serious Windows flaws

The out-of-band update plugs two remote code execution bugs in the Windows Codecs library,...

COVID‑19 contact tracing – technology panacea or privacy nightmare?

Can a technological intervention stem the pandemic while avoiding the privacy pitfalls of location...

Remote access at risk: Pandemic pulls more cyber‑crooks into the brute‑forcing game

Poorly secured remote access attracts mostly ransomware gangs, but can provide access to coin...

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Android ransomware posing as a COVID-19 tracing app – Ill-trained and ill-equipped newly-minted...

What is a password manager and why is it useful?

A password manager can make your digital life both simpler and more secure. Are there any downsides...

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